Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy's life expectancy drops 1.2 years over COVID

Coronavirus cut average life expectancy in Italy by 1.2 years in 2020, and by more than four years in parts of the country hit hard by the pandemic, official statistics showed Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China virus cases rise as Delta variant challenges Beijing

China's coronavirus cases hit a seven-month high on Tuesday, after a cluster at a test site helped drive up numbers as the Delta variant challenges Beijing's grip on the pandemic.

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Italy suffered highest deaths since WWII in 2020: stats

Italy suffered its highest number of deaths since World War II last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with over 100,000 deaths more than average, according to new figures Friday.

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Mixed reception to Italy's easing of virus lockdown

Italy allowed bookshops and children's clothing retailers to reopen on Tuesday but some business owners chose to stay shut, fearing it was too soon to lift the coronavirus lockdown.

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